Read about the plight of those who fled Vesuvius.
Cave paintings and rock art found in Suaweisi, Indonesia, “change the human story.”
Ancient tombs in Pylos are evidence of great wealth and trade with Egypt. Read more here.
Not seen since 1922…read and see more here.
Why would prehistoric humans decorate an object?
…8000 years ago.
What do these faces mean? Find out here.
Or rather, objects from a sorcerer’s daily life.
“The Global Guides program at the Penn Museum hires recent refugees from the Middle East to give personalized tours. The leader of my tour was Moumena Saradar, a refugee from Syria who has lived in Philadelphia for two years.”
By Olivia Jia for Hyperallergic, 2/20/2019
Read the above article to see how one museum is connecting with refugees from the Middle East by hiring them to teach visitors about their culture, both ancient and contemporary.
“You have to go back 4,000 years, colleagues said, to find someone as fluent in Sumerian as Miguel Civil. A Catalonian-born professor with a purported photographic memory, he spent decades studying ancient cuneiform tablets, examining the last wedge-shaped traces of what is probably the world’s oldest written language.” Read more here.